Jarrett Jackson, M.Ed. CCC-SLP
Jarrett attended the University of Georgia where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in English and a minor concentration in Spanish. She went on to receive her Master’s of Education Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. During her graduate studies she received the Sharon Webber Scholarship for clinical excellence and was nominated for the Joan Berryman Award for academic and clinical achievement. She is a current member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Jarrett served on the SLP Autism Committee for DeKalb County School System, helping to develop a position statement, diagnostic tools, and specific goal and objective recommendations for Speech Language-Pathologists working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the public school setting. She also presented a case study regarding vocabulary skills intervention to Speech Language Pathologists from the state of Georgia at the 2010 Georgia Organization of School Based SLPs’ Best Practices Conference. Jarrett has attended continuing education at seminars including many presentations at the 2012 ASHA Convention, such as Michelle Garcia Winner's presentation on Social Thinking; presentations at the 2016 International Dyslexia Association Georgia Branch conference including a seminar on the intersection of Executive Dysfunction and Dyslexia , and many online courses regarding topics such as reading comprehension, Social Pragmatic Disorder, voice, and memory. Jarrett has provided evaluation, consultation, and direct therapy services to individuals with a variety of speech and language needs including, but not limited to, Autism Spectrum, Aphasia, Dyslexia, Intellectual Disabilities, Executive Dysfunction, Traumatic Brain Injury, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Pragmatic Language disorders, Fluency disorders, and Articulation/Phonology Disorders. When not at work, Jarrett enjoys reading, journaling, doing yoga, and listening to podcasts. She is a proud mother of three sweet girls and enjoys spending time at home with her husband, daughters, and cat, Willow.